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COMPUTERS I

Computers I - Terms #1

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A circuit board that plugs into the motherboard, and gives your computer added capability. For example, a sound or a video card. ADD-IN CARD
A utility program that prevents, detects, and removes viruses from a computer's memory, storage devices, or incoming files. ANTIVIRUS PROGRAM
A sequence of instructions that a computer follows to load the operating system and other files when a computer is first turned on. BIOS
Starting and restarting your computer. BOOTING/REBOOTING
A program or software error. BUG
The electrical pathway or pathways that permit rapid transmission of data between one device or another. BUS
Represents a single letter or character in a computer file or memory. BYTE
An area of memory that stores the contents of frequently used data or instructions. CACHE
A circular disk that stores a large amount of information (data or music). CD-ROM
A temporary storage location for document content that is used in cutting and pasting or copying and pasting operations. CLIPBOARD
A machine that is able to accept, store, process, and display the information associated with both data and instructions. COMPUTER
A collection of utilities that help you maintain your computer (you can change screen colors and install printers and fonts). CONTROL PANEL
An electronic component on a computer's motherboard that interprets and carries out the basic instructions that operate the computer. CPU
To find and remove logical syntax errors from a program. DEBUG
The process of converting encrypted data back into its original form so it can be understood. DECRYPTION
Created by: Sueanne Hill